Insecticidal activity of essential oils: octopaminergic sites of action.

  title={Insecticidal activity of essential oils: octopaminergic sites of action.},
  author={Essam E Enan},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP},
  volume={130 3},
  • Essam E Enan
  • Published 2001 in
    Comparative biochemistry and physiology…
UNLABELLED A study was conducted to determine the insecticidal activity and mechanism of action of three essential oils (eugenol, alpha-terpineol and cinnamic alcohol) and an equal part mixture (3-blend) against American cockroaches (Periplaneta americana). To address species differences in response to treatment with the test oils, Carpenter ants (Camponotus pennsylvanicus De Geer), and German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) were included in this study. Exposed American cockroaches… CONTINUE READING
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